4Feb Countdown to Chemistry in Action March 5th

Countdown to Chemistry in Action March 5th

Join us on March 5th to discover just where you can go with a chemical curiosity. In a day packed with intrigue and applications, we will look at the life of a chemical engineer, find out how to discover a new element, delve into the strange world of ice, uncover [...]

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4Feb GCSE Maths in Action: When the Uncertainty Principle Goes to 11 (…or The Mathematics of Heavy Metal)

GCSE Maths in Action: When the Uncertainty Principle Goes to 11 (…or The Mathematics of Heavy Metal)

Discover how sine waves underpin every chugging guitar riff, what trigonometry has to do with Iron Maiden, and why metal heads in mosh pits are such a great example of statistics in action with Professor Moriarty at GCSE Maths in Action.  Prof. Moriarty and the rest of our team will introduce students to brand [...]

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4Feb Engineering in Action: Pioneering aeronautical innovation

Engineering in Action: Pioneering aeronautical innovation

We have all dreamed of flying, but for Gravity Industries flight is an obsession. They have built an Iron Man-like suit that leans on an elegant collaboration of mind, body and technology.  Design Engineer and Additive Manufacture Lead at Gravity Industries, Sam Rogers will shed light on the approach Gravity has taken [...]

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21Jan Biology in Action: Everest lab – the biology of high altitude survival

Biology in Action: Everest lab – the biology of high altitude survival

Join Greg Foot to find out what happens to your body when you push it somewhere it’s not built to go. With interactive experiments & stunning videos from his trek to Everest, we will discover the physiology and genetics of high altitude survival.   Biology in Action: 1st March, Emmanuel [...]

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21Jan Physics in Action: Bubble engineering and the physics of precision medicine

Physics in Action: Bubble engineering and the physics of precision medicine

We are delighted to welcome back Professor Eleanor Stride to Physics in Action on March 8th. Eleanor leads a truly multi-disciplinary research group looking at harnessing the amazing properties of bubbles for treatment of diseases. Join Eleanor to discover how bubbles are ushering in a new era of precision medicine [...]

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21Jan GCSE Maths in Action: Bobby Seagull to lead session at maths enrichment day for KS4 students

GCSE Maths in Action: Bobby Seagull to lead session at maths enrichment day for KS4 students

Join author, TV presenter and teacher Bobby Seagull at GCSE Maths in Action for an exciting and thought-provoking presentation exploring the maths developed in the last four hundred years that is still important today. Bobby will select his dream team of four mathematicians and explain why each person deserves to [...]

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21Jan Materials engineer Dr Anna Ploszajski to lead session at Engineering in Action

Materials engineer Dr Anna Ploszajski to lead session at Engineering in Action

Materials Engineering is all about looking at stuff – metals, plastics, ceramics, glass, natural materials like wood, and composites like carbon fibre. We try to understand what makes these materials hard, soft, fluffy, squidgy, heavy, elastic or tasty, and once we know how they work, we can then start building [...]

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18Jan Art in Action: The Creative Process – Spring 2019

Art in Action: The Creative Process – Spring 2019

The Creative Process returns this spring for a day that promises to leave your students inspired, motivated and brimming with ideas! This exciting, visually stimulating day will introduce students to a whole range of exciting possibilities open to them in the world of art and design.  We are delighted that [...]

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6Dec Brand new Engineering in Action enrichment day

Brand new Engineering in Action enrichment day

Sixth form Students will hear from academics and working engineers who will tell them what it’s really like studying to be an engineer and the incredible challenges and opportunities engineers will face in the future at Engineering in Action on 24th June 2019.

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6Dec GCSE Maths in Action: Trigonometry turned up to 11

GCSE Maths in Action: Trigonometry turned up to 11

Discover how sine waves underpin every chugging guitar riff, what trigonometry has to do with Iron Maiden, and why metalheads in mosh pits are such a great example of statistics in action. Join Professor Moriarty (no really) and the rest of our team to take an off-beat look at some of the [...]

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